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hall. congresswoman sheila jackson lee on her cell phone while a cancer survivor asked her question. the woman who asked the question and the congresswoman both "on the record." greta: a peaceful resolution. that is how john mccain describes what he thought of the town house. senator mccain and senator lindsey graham faced voters in south carolina. >> we want to fix health care. it is the cost, not the quality. we want to sit down anytime, anywhere with the president and the democrats and get this situation fixed. >> i am looking for balance. i'm looking for a way to get help and find a way so your generation does not have to pay the bills. >> where does the government the power to take over health care if not in the constitution? considering the welfare costs, it is not there. >> there's a conflict of interest when the number one objective for a -- when a for- profit health care business is profit as opposed to the care of the individual. >> [inaudible] >> sure. >> i want to ask you what you can do to make sure the constitution is being upheld. >> every six years, i run for reelect
the summer. congresswoman sheila jackson lee at a town hall on her cellphone as she's asked a question. the woman who asked the question and congressman lee both on the record minutes from now. >> sixteen days coast-to-coast, the tea party express rumbled down the highway through the country. and september 12th, the final stop, washington d.c. for the massive tea party. phong reported behind the scenes. >> you chased this bus all across-country. >> i did. you know, greta, it'scr fascinating. so much has been made about whas happened this weekend, which is the culmination of 309-plus days and 16 states. there were three reporters onboard, myself followed them and two reporters were actually on the bus the whole time. one from c.and nn and one from the new york times . but before i talk about thet lessens learned, saturday was the big event. it was, of course, promoted most by glenn beck. he just talked to you. but here is what the culmination of the event. this is how it went down on i saturday. iwhwh take a look. do >> thank you, thank you! >> they are sneaking up on us a little bit at
, the gentlelady from texas, ms. sheila jackson lee, three minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized. ms. jackson lee: i thank the distinguished chairman and i thank the distinguished ranking member for coming together around the legislation of my friend, mr. wu from oregon. and, mr. speaker, i want to recapture the moment why we're here on this floor today. we will have an expanded opportunity tomorrow, saturday, for there to be a vigorous debate on this health care reform which by the way, mr. speaker, the american medical association has indicated their recognition of the importance of this legislation. but i think it's important for us to recapture the horrific scenes those of us who are parents, those of us who are engaged with children during the tragedy of the earthquake in china on may 12, 2008. we looked in horror as rescue workers worked feverishly to draw out children, limp bodies covered with dirt and dust, crying parents, some losing more than one child, children being where they were supposed to be, in school, just as any other who during our lifetim
. congresswoman sheila jackson lee, a member of the judiciary committee, from the great state of texas. also, congressmen out hastings, a pet member of the powerful rules committee -- al hastings, a member of the powerful rules committee. now i would like to just pause for a minute and ask everyone to watch the screen. we have a very brief video that we would like to pay attention to it, a special tribute to reverend jackson.
sheila jackson lee for her continued leadership on this issue and her dedication to the needs of our veterans. finally, the legislation honors our fallen heroes for providing a parent of the deceased veteran to be buried in a v.a. national cemetery when the deceased veteran does not have an immediate spouse or child. i want to thank representative barney frank of massachusetts for introducing this incredibly important piece of legislation. mr. speaker, this bipartisan legislation will provide needed changes for our veterans and their families while addressing the unique needs of veterans and service members as they serve the country. i would like to thank representative steve buyer of indiana, members of the committee and my colleagues for working on a bipartisan -- in a bipartisan manner on h.r. 3949. again, thanking the colleagues who got this final bill here and helping our veterans. with that, mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from florida. mr. stearns: mr. speaker, i yield myself
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